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Gal Tziperman Lotan

Gal Tziperman Lotan covers police, courts, and how the criminal justice system affects the people of Boston. She previously covered courts, homicides, and public safety with a focus on data at the Orlando Sentinel in Florida. She is a Northeastern University graduate.

Latest stories

‘You’re not going to take this away from us’: Community cleans Lynn park after shooting

By Gal Tziperman Lotan , Globe Staff

A 34-year-old man shot in the head in Lynn on Saturday evening died of his injuries. Two women, 18 and 20, and a 49-year-old man were all injured and expected to live. A dog was also hurt.

At last, Marathon bombings memorial is complete

By Gal Tziperman Lotan , Globe Staff

Three stones, each commemorating one of the victims of the 2013 blasts, will be placed Monday on at the site of the memorial, thus finishing the project.

As public skepticism of police increases, departments are changing their approach to recruitment

By Gal Tziperman Lotan , Globe Staff

A strong job market has reduced the pool of candidates and made it more difficult to fill vacancies in Massachusetts and elsewhere, law enforcement officials say.

Lawyers for Newton judge, ex-court officer seek evidence to decide on separating cases

By Gal Tziperman Lotan , Globe Staff

Shelley Richmond Joseph could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted of conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of a federal proceeding. She and her codefendant, Wesley MacGregor, were not in court Monday.